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Title: Armed Robbery: Proceedings of a Seminar Held 22-24 March 1988
Corporate Author: Australian Institute of Criminology
Australia
Editor(s): D Challinger
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 124
Sponsoring Agency: Australian Institute of Criminology
Canberra ACT, 2601, Australia
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Publication Number: ISBN O-642-14015
Sale Source: Australian Institute of Criminology
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Australia

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Document: PDF
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: This document focuses on some important changes in public attitudes toward robbery in Australia, including injury to the victim and increasing protection against it.
Abstract: Some issues raised during this seminar concerned gun control, the media, the justice system, physical aspects, and victim services as they relate to robbery. Proposals included licensing of gun owners, providing accurate information through formal channels to encourage responsible media coverage of robberies, increasing the numbers of operational police to combat armed robbery, providing comprehensive training in the use of physical security equipment and procedures in robbery-vulnerable industries, and making available psychological support services to all armed robbery victims.
Main Term(s): Armed robbery
Index Term(s): Australia; Crime in foreign countries; Theft offenses; Workshops and seminars
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